Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Larry S. Skinner

Larry S. Skinner, age 63, of Monroe Avenue, Shelby, died Sunday, September 10, 2006 at his home after a short illness.

He was born June 26, 1943 in Donaldson, Minnesota the son of the late Searl and Adiela (Franklin) Skinner. Larry was a graduate of Kearsley High School in Flint, Michigan and was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1961-1963 stateside and in Germany. He was an employee of General Motors Corp. in Flint, Michigan and Ontario-Mansfield for over 33 years, retiring in 1998. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Mansfield.

Larry is survived by his wife, Mary Jane (Kenworthy) Skinner, whom he wed on March 20, 1965; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Brian Skinner of Loudonville and Jim and Julie Skinner of Shelby; 3 grandchildren and spouse, Stephanie and Matt Jaeckin of Willard, Jimmy Skinner, Jr. and Amanda Skinner both of Shelby; 3 brothers and spouses, Richard and Judy Skinner of North Dakota, Orville Skinner and Dale and Linda Skinner all of Minnesota; 3 sisters and spouses, Stella and Ervin Gorsuch, Lois and Merlyn Winters and Marie and Marvin Johnson all of Minnesota; Long-time family friends, Bart and Aaron McVay of Loudonville. He was preceded in death by his parents and 4 brothers, Clifford, Kenny, Melvin and Melford.

Friends may call on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM with Pastor Thomas D. Blair officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby with military honors conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Squad. Memorial expressions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 96 S. Washington Street; Suite 100, Tiffin, Ohio 44883.

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